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DIY Fish Laundry Bag FREE sewing pattern for kids

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At last! Now my kids are happy to pick up their laundry and put it in these fishy laundry bags I made them. Love this pattern. Look great in a fishy print too, but net works well. Could be a swim bag too?

{UPDATE – This pattern was available on BluPrint (formerly Craftsy), but since they have announced their impending closure, you can no longer buy or download their patterns, even the free ones. Please bear with us while we search the internet for alternative sources for these patterns. We will update as soon as possible.}

Cute… check! Useful… check! Easy… check! I think these Fish Laundry Bags are a must-make!

Caroline says she listened to her readers when designing this project, who wanted this fish shaped drawstring bag to have 2 pattern pieces for lots of opportunities for creativity. On one fish, she used Hex Mesh fabric on the bottom portion.

On the all-fabric bags she added just a touch of embellishment. You could topstitch some lines, but she decided to sew simple narrow pintucks with contrasting thread instead. Wouldn’t these look sensational in nautical and beachy fabrics, or something that resembled scales.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

Approximately 26” x 18”

Materials:

1 yard of fabric (1 or 2 different kinds) (You can buy the MESH here)
ribbon or twill tape may be used for the ties (optional)
felt scraps for the eye

You Will Also Need:

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